• Imagine a Canada where charities work to build more vibrant and prosperous communities.

    That's what we imagine when we Imagine Canada.
  • The Narrative

    A new Narrative for the sector.

    The charitable sector in Canada has a remarkable story to tell. What's your story?
  • Standards Program. Shared leadership.

    The Standards Program: Building excellence within Canada's charities.

    Earn accreditation to strengthen your charity with a shared set of common standards.

Guide to Giving

Myth: Examining fundraising and administrative costs is the best way to evaluate a charity.

Truth: There are many considerations when deciding to support a charity. Our Guide to Giving contains practical advice about making giving decisions and explains that responsible and transparent spending is critical when delivering programs and services. Real impact requires real investment.


Connect me to:

Funders who share my cause

grant connect

My charity’s profile

charity focus

Resources and research

sector source

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Would you know a charity if it hit you in the face? 

We asked students to tell us how they would tell Canadians about the impact of the charitable sector. Their submissions have formed the basis of our A Charity Was Here campaign.


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Standards Program Coach Certificate

Learn to guide your clients through the five fundamental areas of Imagine Canada’s national Standards Program in this advanced, two-day course.

Help organizations achieve accreditation.

Limited to 20 participants. Guarantee your spot, register today!


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